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Why create a pitch deck for your game?

Video game pitch decks are the key to winning publisher backing for indie game developers and studios. A compelling game publisher pitch deck should offer a comprehensive overview of what you’re building: from gameplay to target audience.

If you are not sure where to start, here are a few pitch decks for successful video games that you should check out:

What are examples of successful gaming pitch decks?

14+ pitch decks that helped close publishers & funding for video games:

1) Button City 2020
2) Button City 2018
3) Beacon Pines
4) Wayward Strand
5) Backbone
6) The Flame in the Flood
7) One Lonely Outpost
8) Turbo Boom
9) Sandbox VR
10) Diablo
11) Kryptomon
12) Bear & Breakfast
13) Guacamelee!
14) Bioshock

If you’re an independent game developers seeking publishers your video game, this the perfect place to start—

This list below includes pitch decks from leading names in the gaming and eSports space like Diablo and Bioshock, or you can browse the full database here. These decks are perfect for learning more about what makes an effective pitch deck and how to create your own. When pitching your company to an investor, the deck you present is a vital part of the conversation. Use these 14+ winning pitch deck examples as inspiration when crafting your investor presentation.

Disclaimer: The examples below are the intellectual property of their owners & provided for educational purposes only.

1. Button City 2020 Pitch Deck

Year: 2020

Subliminal secured add-on financing to launch their narrative adventure game Button City with this deck.

About Button City 2020

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Button City 2020 Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2020
  • Backed by: Wings Interactive

2. Button City 2018 Pitch Deck

Year: 2018

Button City is a colorful low poly narrative adventure game about friendship and community.

About Button City 2018

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Button City 2018 Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2018
  • Backed by: Wings Interactive

3. Beacon Pines Pitch Deck

Year: 2022

Beacon Pines is a cute and creepy adventure game set within a mysterious book.

About Beacon Pines

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Beacon Pines Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2022
  • Backed by: Fellow Traveller

4. Wayward Strand Pitch Deck

Year: 2022

Wayward Strand is a dynamic, interactive story-based game from Australian indie studio Ghost Pattern, released on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, and PC.

About Wayward Strand

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Wayward Strand Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2022
  • Backed by: Ghost Pattern

5. Backbone Pitch Deck

Year: 2019

Backbone is a noir role-playing indie video game developed by EggNut and published by Raw Fury.

About Backbone

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Backbone Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2019
  • Backed by: Raw Fury

6. The Flame in the Flood Pitch Deck

Year: 2014

The Flame in the Flood is a roguelike survival adventure video game developed by The Molasses Flood for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Xbox One, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch and published by Curve Digital.

About The Flame in the Flood

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the The Flame in the Flood Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2014
  • Backed by: Curve Digital

7. One Lonely Outpost Pitch Deck

Year: 2022

Developed by Aurorian Studios and published by Freedom! Games, One Lonely Outpost is a space farming sim set on a barren alien planet.

About One Lonely Outpost

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the One Lonely Outpost Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2022
  • Backed by: Freedom! Games

8. Turbo Boom Pitch Deck

Year: 2019

Turbo Boom! is a rally racing game developed and published by Tyre Bytes.

About Turbo Boom

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Turbo Boom Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2019
  • Backed by:

9. Sandbox VR Pitch Deck

Year: 2019 •  Amount:  •  Round: Series A

Sandbox VR is a virtual reality startup that offers a premium, fully-immersive virtual reality experience.

About Sandbox VR

  • Product Type: Other
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Sandbox VR Deck

  • Funding Year: 2019
  • Funding Round: Series A
  • Funding Raised:
  • Investor Type:

10. Diablo Pitch Deck

Year: 1994

Diablo is an action role-playing video game developed by Blizzard North and released by Blizzard Entertainment in January 1997.

About Diablo

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Diablo Deck

  • Pitch Year: 1994
  • Backed by: Blizzard Entertainment

11. Kryptomon Pitch Deck

Year: 2022

Kryptomon is an NFT-powered game combines the concepts of classic games like Pokemon and Tamagotchi with ownership properties of popular NFT projects like CryptoKitties.

About Kryptomon

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Kryptomon Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2022
  • Backed by: Series A
  • Funding: $10M

12. Bear & Breakfast Pitch Deck

Year: 2019

Bear and Breakfast is a management sim video game developed by Romanian studio Gummy Cat and published by Armor Games.

About Bear & Breakfast

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Bear & Breakfast Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2019
  • Backed by: Armor Games

13. Guacamelee! Pitch Deck

Year: 2013

Guacamelee! is a Metroidvania-style action-platformer game developed by DrinkBox Studios and published by DrinkBox Studios and Activision for Xbox 360.

About Guacamelee!

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Guacamelee! Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2013
  • Backed by: Activision

14. Bioshock Pitch Deck

Year: 2002

BioShock is a 2007 first-person shooter game developed by 2K Boston (later Irrational Games) and 2K Australia and published by 2K Games.

About Bioshock

  • Product Type: Gaming
  • Business Model: B2C

About the Bioshock Deck

  • Pitch Year: 2002
  • Backed by: 2K Games

How-to create your own video game pitch deck:

Are you interested in learning how to write and design a winning pitch deck for your video game? If you’re an independent game developer or studio, you may be interested in our popular Video Game Pitch Deck template:

Video Game Studio - Publisher Pitch Deck Template - Investor Presentation | VIP Graphics

This professionally-designed template for game developers was crafted by pitch experts who have created slides that closed over $200M+ in deals & funding. The template is easy to customize in PowerPoint, with ready-made elements & all the essential slides to help your business stand out — download it here.

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